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Arco Iris Lodge

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Santa Elena de Monteverde, Santa Elena 5655, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay at Arco Iris Lodge. We stayed in the budget room (2 adults), and it was exactly what we were looking for. Staff was friendly and helpful; providing information about tours, etc. Everyone was very welcoming. Great location with restaurants nearby.

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Maui, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came here from an all-inclusive resort, and this lodge was amazing. It is basic, but comfortable with a beautiful setting. The location is great - secluded but quite close to food and town. The staff was wonderful. Jose was especially kind to our two kids. The kids loved the place. There were dogs and swings and monkeys in the... More 

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Laguna Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is located in downtown Santa Elena (which is admittedly tiny) -- right in the middle of all restaurants, bars and shopping. Sometimes you do need good food even in the paradise called Monteverde :) The staff is very efficient and had us booked on the Monteverde guided tour in no time, with the guide of our choice (Oscar).... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed three nights at the Arco Iris Lodge, in the Casa. (Two bedrooms, one bath with living area / full kitchen.) Wonderfully secluded location that is also right in the middle of everything. We could walk to the main square for restaurants and shopping. The Lodge also booked several outings for us, including securing a wonderful guide for the... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arco Iris lodge is located right in the heart of Santa Elena. The cabins are comfortable and clean with Wi-Fi and TV. My family's favorite part of our stay? Breakfast. For $7.50 you can fill up on multiple types of food, all of which is organically and locally produced. From the dining room you will see horses grazing in a... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I loved everything about Arco Iris. The location is beautiful, the rooms are impeccably clean and the staff is wonderful. The gardens are lush and include all kinds of tropical plants and fruits. There are several horses and two quiet dogs. There are so many details that are right about this lodge. The little cabins have beautiful... More 

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Colorado Springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this quaint lodge! The location was great - close to town, food, shops, but the layout and grounds made you feel like you were away from it all. Beautiful and clean rooms/cabins, gorgeous grounds, and incredible breakfasts - including monkeys swinging in the trees while we ate! Staff arranged for excursions and we enjoyed exploring the area. Great for... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent facility, great breakfast, friendly staff especially Ro. Beautiful local woods used throughout. One caution: be extra cautious using the in-room safe. We were locked out twice in two days and needed the front desk to open with their key. The location is central with restaurants, shops, and markets, all walking distance, but removed enough to mostly reduce the noise... More 

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Tarifa, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Such a nice and charming place to stay in the heart of center but out of the buzz. It is like a hidden oasis, you feel directly to nature and the facilities are top. Our room was very clean and accomodating, well maintained wooden lodges ( we slept in the same as the first picture ). A special word of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Such a cute place! Rooms and bathroom are clean. Amazing location. Extremely relaxing vibe with individual porches and lawn chairs with great views to sit and relax at the end of the day or first thing in the morning! Breakfast for $7.50 was really good too! Great bang for buck.

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